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Pakistan Crashes Out as South Africa Win by 67 Runs (Champions Trophy 2013)

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Pakistan lost their chances in Champions Trophy by crashing out at the hands of South Africa in the Group B match at Edgbaston stadium, media news reported Tuesday.

Pakistan vs South Africa

Pakistan vs South Africa

Proteas sealed their victory over Pakistan by 67 runs. Pakistan suffered an early blow in the form of Nasir Jamshed, who had 38-run stand with skipper Misbah-ul-Haq in an effort to revive their team’s chase; but, South African pacer Lonwabo Tsotsobe dismissed Jamshed, leaving Pakistan stuttering at 86/4 in 27.2 overs.

Shoaib Malik’s wicket fell at only 8 runs after being bowled out by JP Duminy. Earlier, debutant Chris Morris gave Pakistan early blow by bowling out Imran Farhat at 2 in the second over with just four runs on board.

It was Morris again who struck in the eighth over to get Mohammad Hafeez (7) caught by David Miller. Misbah could not salvage the innings scoring only 55 runs and was caught by Amla off Tsotsobe.

Later on, Umar Amin (16), Kamran Akmal (0) and Saeed Ajmal also were also caught but this time off McLaren who bowled out Junaid Khan. Wahab Riaz could make only 13 runs and was bowled out by Phangiso. Muhammed Irfan could not add any run to the total score 167 that is 67 runs short of the target.

Earlier, South African captain AB de Villers won the toss and chose to bat first. Hashim Amla, after scoring only seven when Umar Amin, who had replaced Asad Shafiq in the Pakistan team, dropped his catch.

Amla in partnership with Colin Ingram raised the the total to 53 in the 15th over when the latter was dismissed lbw at only 20 runs by off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez.

Faf du Plessis could make only 28 runs and was caught by Shoaib Malik off Irfan and Amla left for pavilion when at the start of the second powerplay, his reverse sweep off spinner Saeed Ajmal ended hi Hafeez’a hands at short third man. Amla hit nine boundaries.

De Villiers and JP Duminy lost their wickets run-out at the hands of Misbah. And, later on, he caused the loss of wicket of David Miller. Morris and Phangiso were two further runouts as the South Africans tried to accelerate but ended up the innings at 234 runs.

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